Time to get out there and really enjoy the summer on Long Island! The end of this week offers plenty of opportunities to do just that with a watermelon festival, disco night at Eisenhower Park, a game of baseball with the Long Island Ducks and the Somerset Patriots, the Long Island Bluegrass Festival, the Long Island Sound and Art Festival, and wonderful performances by Jesse McCartney, Chicago and others. Check out all the hot spots on Long Island here!
FRIDAY – AUGUST 15, 2014
Who: The Amazing Max At Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts
Info: Enjoy a show as an illusionist uses visual magic, comedy, and audience participation to entertain all!
Cost: $12 to $18
Time & Place: 10:30AM or 1PM Show at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 207-1300
Who: Disco Night At Eisehower Park
Info: Come out to enjoy a fun evening of disco music and dancing fun at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre!
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, Merrick Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200
Who: Baseball Game At Bethpage Ballpark - Somerset Patriots and Long Island Ducks
Info: Come out to enjoy a game of baseball between the Somerset Patriots and the Long Island Ducks!
Time & Place: 7:05PM at Bethpage Ballpark, 3 Court House Drive, Central Islip – (631) 940-DUCK
SATURDAY – AUGUST 16, 2014
Who: Watermelon Festival At Harbes Family Farm And Vineyard
Info: This two-day festival features live music, food from local vendors, children’s activities, singing, hayrides, pony rides, wine tasting, a seed spitting contest, watermelon rolling contest and more.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 12PM to 7PM at Harbes Family Farm and Vineyard, 715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck – (631) 298-0800
Who: 12th Annual Long Island Bluegrass Festival At Tanner Park
Info: This event features Bluegrass Bands and more than 50 food and craft vendors. There’s also workshops on mandolins, banjos, fiddles, guitars and old-time banjos.
Time & Place: 12PM to 7PM at Tanner Park, 123 Kerrigan Road, Copiague – (631) 563-8551
Who: Jesse McCartney At The Paramount
Info: American singer-songwriter and actor Jesse McCartney takes the stage live performing to his latest album “In Technicolor.”
Cost: $28 to $50
Time & Place: 8PM to 10:30PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
SUNDAY – AUGUST 17, 2014
Who: Long Island Sound And Art Festival At Northport Village Park
Info: Enjoy music and watch 40 artists paint to the inspiration of live music. The event also involved audience interaction.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 1PM to 6:30PM at Northport Village Park, One Main Street, Northport – (631) 6261-2941
Who: Comedy Night At The Plaza
Info: Come enjoy this monthly live comedy show showcasing aspiring and veteran comics!
Time & Place: 7PM to 9PM at Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center, 20 Terry Street, Patchogue – (631) 438-0083
Who: Chicago At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Come enjoy a live performance with Chicago! The rock band with horns has had hits like ‘If You Leave Me Now,’ ‘Hard to Say I’m Sorry’ and ‘Here in My Heart.’
Cost: $25 to $125.50
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 221-1000
To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!